• Today is Arafat Day

    Today is Arafat Day

    Over two million pilgrims from all over the world, including Nigerians, will today converge on Mount Arafat (the mount of Mercy) as this year’s hajj climaxes in Saudi Arabia.

    The 9th Day of Dul-Hijjah is usually designated as the Arafat Day when millions of pilgrims gather at the plain of Arafat as an obligatory ritual of Hajj. It commemorates the finality of revelation of the Holy Qur’an, as well as the completion of the Ḥajj pilgrimage.

    The gathering at Arafat is the […]